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How do rate a book that is so disturbing because of the subject of the book and yet so wonderfully written that you are drawn into the atrocities of the killings in Rwanda? This story will rip at you heart, leave you wondering how in the world the "world" could let this genocide happen again. Did we as human beings not learn anything from the Holocaust? After reading this book I guess not! I will not go into detail about this book as it is opening the readers eyes to the savage, inhuman, ...more
few choose to read about brutality, starvation, or kidnapping unless one is a Rambo expert. Branson has taken this 474 page book gently through that particular up roar in Rwanda. There are segments about the brutality toward fellow Afrikaners. But it is important because of the atrocity that happened. Just when the roller coaster ride was coming to the top, a gentle slide appears with the hero of the book finding his family that had run from murderers, burned homes and farm fields. then the ...more